Ramakrishnan was the Chairman of Plantation, Mining Workers and Estate Community of DAP Selangor since 2003.
He started Youth Motivational and Self Awareness programmes since 2007.
Ramakrishnan also conducted English language classes in Tamil schools since 2005.
From 2008, Ramakrishnan has conducted various youth programmes in Taman Medan, Desa Mentari and Klang.
He is a committee member of the society for inner resources development, Malaysia
Internationally, Ramakrishnan has presented research papers in finance in Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Australia and other countries.
Currently, he is working on a research paper on the performance of the local government in Selangor and current focus of interest is accountability in public services and government accounting.
An accountant by training, Ramakrishnan lectures at the Metropolitan College, Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Ramakrishnan has a Masters in Business Administration from Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia. He is also an associate member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountant, UK.